Penne recipes

Perfect for pasta bakes, pasta salads, or to soak up a creamy pasta sauce - find a plentiful supply of penne pasta recipes to try.

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This hearty, colourful and very nutritious main dish is perfect for an easy mid-week meal, and can be rustled up quickly from store-cupboard ingredients. Serve with a green salad.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

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Aubergine adds a lovely flavour and texture to this hearty vegetarian pasta dish that is topped with a crisp layer of breadcrumbs and Parmesan. The rich tomato sauce could be made in advance, then the dish can be quickly assembled and baked when you wish. Serve with a green side salad.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

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This is an easy simple recipe, you can cook for your family in no time. You can use a packet of chorizo form the market, but I like to buy from the butcher.

Recipe by: ecook

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Delicious beef and pork meatballs baked with pasta in a white wine mushroom sauce with a breadcrumb topping.

Recipe by: RoosterandHen

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This vegetarian pasta is easy to make and tastes fabulous. Mushrooms and leeks are simmered in a well-seasoned cream sauce, then served on top of penne.

Recipe by: Thomas_Hyde

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Here's proof that pasta sauce doesn't need meat to be hearty. Rosemary and garlic-flavoured tomato juice thickened with mashed beans makes a light sauce that nicely coats this elegant but easy spinach penne.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

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A lovely combination of cooked ham, leeks and garden peas, tossed with an easy cheese sauce that is lighter than most. The whole lot is baked till bubbly and delicious.

Recipe by: mrsnorris

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I love the flavours of the Mediterranean, so I incorporated them into a summery pasta salad. This is a fab pasta salad for a picnic or packed lunch, as well as a light supper in the garden. Enjoy!

Recipe by: erimousch

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Juicy watermelon makes the perfect partner to tangy goat's cheese in this easy-to-assemble pasta salad. Flavour and texture are provided by crunchy endive, peppery rocket and toasted pine nuts, which combine to give a Mediterranean flair.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

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A lovely pasta salad chock-a-block with veg. This a great and easy pasta salad to make for the family or for guests. It's great with barbecued meats or as part of a vegetarian meal. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.

Recipe by: letscook

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